Multi-Unit Residential

development in Canada

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Dawn of a new era for development in Canada

With the end of the COVID-19 pandemic in sight, many analysts predict we're at the dawn of a new era for development in Canada.
Canada's apartment market

Canadian Apartment Magazine

A hopeful outlook for Canada’s rental market

As the average rent in Canada hit a record low of 9.1 % from a year ago, analysts share a hopeful outlook for Canada's rental market in 2021 and beyond.
infill development

Canadian Apartment Magazine

A closer look at infill development

As affordable rental housing continues to be a pressing need in the GTA, some housing experts believe infill development is the solution we've been looking for.
Class A apartments

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Class A apartments hit hardest by pandemic

Although multi-residential housing is fairing better than other asset types, Class A apartments are feeling the strain of the pandemic. What will the road to recovery look like?
Condo design

CondoBusiness

Condo design takes cue from commercial facilities

Designers and developers foresee a greater turn towards health and wellness in the condo design of tomorrow.
rise in vacancies

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Downtown Toronto’s startling rise in vacancies

New data from Urbanation shows a sharp rise in vacancies in downtown Toronto's purpose-built apartments from 0.7 per cent in Q3-2019 to nearly 3 per cent today.
student housing

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Student housing without the students

The lack of students to fill rental units near universities and colleges has Montreal student housing landlords looking for alternate solutions.
ventilation

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Air ventilation in multi-residential buildings

Achieving a healthy indoor environment begins with proper air ventilation, especially as buildings become more airtight. Kevin Smith explains the various systems available today.
15-minute city

Canadian Apartment Magazine

 ‘15-minute city’ making a comeback

As urban planners re-evaluate the way our cities were designed through the lens of today’s health and wellness needs, the concept of 'the 15-minute city' is making a comeback.
multifamily assets

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Preference for multifamily assets signalled

Under COVID-19-induced pressure, investors, lenders and public markets are signalling a preference for multifamily assets. The asset class was the top attractor of investment dollars in Canada’s commercial real estate market during the first half of 2020.
density

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Building better density key to future development

Dev Mehta, Senior Associate at Quadrangle, explains how building better density leads to healthier, happier occupants.
new condo market

CondoBusiness

Can anything stop the GTA’s new condo market?

Depending on your source of data, the average asking price per-square-foot for new condos in the GTA has increased for about 25 consecutive years.
rental demand

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Rental demand in Canada’s major urban centres

Measures to limit the spread of COVID-19 and protect Canadians’ health are contributing to a significant interruption in rental demand.
Condo communities

CondoBusiness

Condo communities build up resilience in 2020

With always evolving guidelines and pandemic uncertainty, building resilience in condo communities is more important than ever.
converting hotel

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Converting hotels into multifamily apartments

Given the uncertainty of the travel and tourism sector, could converting hotels into affordable apartments serve as an effective solution to the housing crisis?
multi-residential building design

Canadian Apartment Magazine

COVID-19’s impact on multi-res building design

Jonathan King, principal at the architectural firm BNKC, discusses the future of multi-residential building design in the aftermath of COVID-19.
climate change

CondoBusiness

Are condos prepared for climate change?

While many condos haven’t yet experienced the major effects of climate change, statistics and case studies foreshadow the impacts that could come.